By Stephen Butt

the town of Leicester can boast a protracted and distinct heritage and has been on the very center of the country’s political and monetary improvement for over millennia. proof of Roman career is still on the Jewry Wall and Cardinal Wolsey lies buried in Leicester Abbey, however the jewel within the city’s proud old crown used to be the invention, in 2012, of the skeleton of Richard III mendacity underneath a motor vehicle park.

The city’s tales are available in all places: from the Victorian turbines and cloth factories to the bustle of buying centres and markets, in structures, church buildings, parks, streets and alleyways, and within the humans themselves. neighborhood writer Stephen Butt takes readers on their own A–Z travel round the city’s historical past, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the way in which referring to many a desirable story of the main fascinating humans and areas. totally illustrated with pictures from the previous and current, this new A–Z advisor to Leicester’s heritage will attract citizens and viewers alike.

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